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(A) Term. A temporary emergency dwelling permit issued to an applicant based on compliance with the requirements of this chapter shall be valid for a period not exceeding 90 days from the date of County Council approval.
(B) Revocation. If the County Council determines that:
(1) Any of the requirements of this chapter have not been satisfied;
(2) Any of the conditions attached to the permit have not been met; or
(3) The grounds authorizing the permit no longer exist, then the temporary emergency dwelling permit may be revoked after notice to the holder of the permit. If the permit holder fails to demonstrate to the satisfaction of Council or officials charged with the administration of county codes on or before the next regularly scheduled meeting of Council that no grounds for revocation exist, then the permit may be revoked and the matter referred to county code enforcement officials for appropriate action.
(C) Expiration. Occupancy of a temporary dwelling shall cease immediately upon expiration or revocation of a temporary emergency dwelling permit. All utilities shall be disconnected and the temporary emergency dwelling shall be removed upon expiration or revocation of the temporary emergency dwelling permit. An unoccupied recreational vehicle may be stored on the property with all utilities disconnected so long as it meets the setback requirements for a residential structure and no one lives in the recreational vehicle. Once the owner completes repair or construction of the permanent dwelling, the recreational vehicle must comply with all requirements of the Zoning Code.
(1) Any violation of York County Code of Ordinances Chapter 156 shall constitute a misdemeanor punishable by a maximum fine of $470 or imprisonment for no more than 30 days. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate and distinct offense. Violations shall be enforced by any duly commissioned code enforcement officer using the county ordinance summons or by the York County Sheriff or any deputy sheriff.
(2) In addition to the above penalty, the York County Council may institute an action for an injunction, abatement, or any other appropriate action to enforce the expiration or revocation of the temporary emergency dwelling permit.
(Ord. 1409, passed 4-6-09; Am. Ord. 2716, passed 6-20-16)